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Police Blotter: 26 Feb 2009

Police Blotter: 26 Feb 2009

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DRUNK FATHER RAPES TEEN DAUGHTER

Police in Sihanoukville on Sunday said they arrested Chhay Kim Aun, 34, for allegedly raping his 14-year-old daughter after arguing with his wife and taking his two children, including the daughter and a 10-year-old son, to a twin room at the 171 Guesthouse. The rape is said to have occurred at 1am, but the suspect claims he was unconscious at the time of the rape because he was severely drunk.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

GIRL RAPED AFTER MOTORBIKE CRASH

A 15-year-old girl was raped on Sunday night after crashing her motorbike while returning from selling sugar cane at a dance in Rong village, Bakan district, Pursat province. The victim identified two men - Duong Deoun, 22, and Khorn Khuoch, 14, both from Angkanh village, Bakan district. Police arrested the men after the victim filed a police report the next morning.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MOM, SON ARRESTED FOR YAMA PILLS

Police on Monday arrested Buth Heak, 48, and her son, Sun Baraing, 18, for selling illegal drugs after discovering 15 yama pills in their possession. The suspects were arrested in Wat Svay village, Salakamreuk commune, Siem Reap province. Buth Heak said she had been arrested twice already but had been released shortly after the arrests because she had paid police a lot of money each time.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FEMALE STABBER  RELEASED FROM JAIL

Police in Prey Chisak village, Phnom Penh, released Chan Sotheary, 46, from custody after arresting her on Sunday for stabbing Suon Sophat, 46, over what is believed to have been a dispute about a 100,000 riel debt incurred by her daughter, which she could not pay back. The release, which some said was due to the intervention of a high-ranking military official, shocked the victim and led to calls for justice from authorities.  
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